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Object ID 000567

Object Name Eastman X-Ray films

Object Desc Brown cardboard box containing Eastman X-Ray films. Stamp- "Westinghouse X-Ray Co. Milwaukee Wis.". Manufactured by Eastman Kodak Co. of Rochester, NY. Founded 1888. Later became Kodak.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000544a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Eastman Kodak Company,film,X-rays,medical equipment,radiographs,boxes,

Title Eastman X-Ray films

Description Brown cardboard Eastman X Ray film box. Green and taupe labeling. Box states: "Open only in radiographic processing room. One dozen 8X10 in." Stamp- "Westinghouse X-Ray Co. DAly 1800 Milwaukee Wis. Eastman X-Ray Films ultra-speed safety."


Approx Collection Date

Height 10.5

Length 10.5

Width 8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details top l- 2.5 box length w/o top7 .5

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Eastman Kodak Company

Maker Details 1896 - One year after the discovery of x-rays, Eastman entered into an agreement to supply plates and paper for the new process. Kodak also marketed the first film especially coated for motion picture use. Geogre Eastman. The KODAK X-OMAT Processor reduced the processing time for x-ray films from one hour to six minutes in 1858

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY544



Date MAR 20,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes on the front wear on edges and faint black smudges on the box. the covering has been riped on the left side of the box lid and the top of the box on the side. there is a stamp on this side:A5120-39. On the back the top of the lid has 2 scrathes and some white paint and with the bottom of the box on the back has faint black smudges. wear on the edges. the top of the box has writing on it B 5070 5108